Administrator as Public Intellectual

Part of the Rethinking Higher Education book series (RHE)


A very worthy person, an administrator, and whose virtues we highly esteem, is another cog in this neoliberal machine. As the manager of the institute of higher education discoursing on this matter to offer refinement upon our scheme. His position of supporting the thinking student and academic will be conceived that the want of thinking will be well supplied under the guise of managerialism. This will dispose of thinking as students and academics will be tricked into the engaging with the “process” but of reality, the thinking will be ignored as decisions are already made in the name of profit and bottom-line.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Melbourne Graduate School of EducationThe University of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.College of EducationThe University of Texas at El PasoEl PasoUSA

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